Today’s quick hits, July 15, 2022

Aid for small beef producers: House Agriculture Committee chair David Scott said he would file a bill to improve insurance policies and encourage more direct-to-consumer sales for small family farmers and ranchers who produce cattle. (House Agriculture)

Wheat for ethanol: The largest biofuel producer in Brazil said it would build the first large-scale facility to use wheat, rather than sugarcane or corn, as the feedstock in making ethanol. (Reuters)

New school nutrition leader: Lori Adkins, a child nutrition consultant for a large school district in Michigan, was named president of the School Nutrition Association, which represents school food directors. (SNA)